Events

Below is a sampling of what to expect this year. Please check back soon to see the most up-to-date schedule.

All events are free and open to the public.

Fall 2015 Events

September 2015
September 10, 2015
Following up on The New Jim Crow: The Past, Present, and Future of Policing and Mass Incarceration in America

September 16, 2015
Lunch talk with Raymond Wolfe, former Jamaican Ambassador to the U.N.
"The International Remembering of Atlantic Slavery"

September 18, 2015
Lunch talk with Sam Jones '18 
"Archiving Black Abolitionist Papers in the John Hay Library"

September 18, 2015
CSSJ Student Open House & Reception 

September 29, 2015
Slavery, Incarceration, and the Making of Modern New Orleans
New Directions in the History of U.S. Slavery series

October 2015
October 1, 2015
Lunch talk with Prof. Geri Augusto, 2014-2015 CSSJ Faculty Associate
"The 'disarray of nature': Expressive forms and symbolism in the CSSJ slave garden" 

October 2, 2015
Lunch talk with Prof. Keisha-Khan Perry, 2014-2015 CSSJ Faculty Associate

October 6-7, 2015
Transatlantic : Full Circle
Providence premiere of films by artist Tony Ramos

October 6, 2015
Lunch talk with Craig A. Landy, Esq.
"The Topham Case and the Irish Contribution to the Antislavery Movement in New York in the early 1800s"

October 9, 2015
Evening talk with Prof. Sylviane Diouf
"Invisible American Maroons"

October 15, 2015
Bearing Witness: African-American Children and the Southampton Rebellion of 1831
New Directions in the History of U.S. Slavery series

October 16-18, 2015
Family Weekend 2015

  • Reception Open House
  • Forum: "Global Explorations of Human Trafficking: Race and Labor"
  • View A Peculiar Aesthetic Exhibition
     
  • October 20, 2015
    Affective Objects: Selling Pleasures in the New Orleans Slave Market
    New Directions in the History of U.S. Slavery series

     

    October 22, 2015
    The Frankenstein of Slavery: Middle Passage Studies & The Future of Memory
    New Directions in the History of U.S. Slavery series

     

     

    November 2015
    November 3, 2015
    Lunch talk with Yevan Terrien
    "Baptiste and Marianne, King and Queen of Runaways: Marronage in French Louisiana (1738-1748)"


    November 6, 2015
    Evening talk with Prof. Marissa Moorman
    "Anatomy of kuduro and the fist of rap: body, space, and power in postcolonial Angolan music and politics"

    November 10, 2015
    Emerging Scholars series: Prof. Chris Dingwall
    "Staging Slavery: Race, Mass Amusement, and the Birth of the Nation"

    December 2015
    December 3, 2015
    Lunch talk with Prof. Greg Childs

     

    Spring 2016 Events

    Coming soon.